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Couple Allegedly Had Heroin, Child In Vehicle

Posted On May 02, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

Joshua Rogers and Shirley Cox Dearborn County Sheriff's Dept.

Joshua Rogers and Shirley Cox
Dearborn County Sheriff’s Dept.

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Lawrenceburg Police found heroin and a child in a car Thursday.

Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Dearborn County Hospital parking garage at around 1:00 p.m. The occupants were believed to have been inside the vehicle since 3:00 a.m.

Inside the car were Joshua D. Rogers, 24, of Dillsboro, and Shirley J. Cox, 26, of Versailles. So was Cox’s two-year-old son.

A search of the vehicle turned up heroin, syringes, and paraphernalia.

Rogers and Cox are now in jail at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center awaiting their initial hearings in court.

Rogers is charged with Possession of Heroin (Class D felony), Possession of Paraphernalia (Class A misdemeanor), Possession of a Syringe (Class D felony), Theft (Class D felony), and Attempted Theft (Class D felony).

Cox faces charges including Neglect of a Dependent (Class D felony), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class D felony), Possession of Paraphernalia (Class A misdemeanor), Possession of a Syringe (Class D felony), Theft (Class D felony), and Attempted Theft (Class D felony).

 

4 comments
JeffPowers
JeffPowers

Oh, they will get a slap on the hand, and a trip to the Methadone Clinic.


SUBHATER
SUBHATER

God did light our path. that's why we never used drugs!

Gate Keeper
Gate Keeper

Is that , what you sick people call a picnic?  Is that suppose to be funny??  Think, about this kid in the car seat.....for what 11 hours????  How funny is that???  Bet, God isn't laughing!!!  Another example of why ? "Jesus Wept "    May God help all of us....and I pray he lights your path before it's to late...

SUBHATER
SUBHATER

Once again. Another family outing gone bad in Dearborn County.